Olin Downes papers, Series 13. Sheet and Manuscript Music

Olin Downes papers, Series 13. Sheet and Manuscript Music

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Downes, Olin, 1886-1955
Title: Olin Downes papers, Series 13. Sheet and Manuscript Music
Dates: circa 1900-1946
Quantity: 4.2 Linear feet (6 oversized boxes, 2 oversized folders)
Coll. Number: ms688.series13

Scope and Content Note

The Sheet and Manuscript Music consist of published sheet music and music manuscripts collected by Olin Downes from approximately 1900-1946. The manuscripts include proofs; advance copies; and printed music of symphonic scores, operatic scores, sheet music for piano; and original handwritten manuscripts of songs by Georgia Gossler (most of which can be found in box 1). Many of the items were printed outside of the United States; Russian and Finnish music are highlighted.


Arrangement

The materials have not been arranged.

This finding aid represents just one portion of the Olin Downes papers, which all together consists of correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, printed materials, articles, music manuscripts, and lectures.


Index Terms

Manuscripts (document genre)
Music critics--United States.
Music--Manuscripts.
Scores.
Sheet music.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Olin Downes papers, Series 13. Sheet and Manuscript Music, ms 688.series13, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Oversize_BoxFolder
11-12Sheet Music (includes manuscripts and published)
 
Oversize_BoxFolder
21-9Sheet Music (published)
 
Oversize_BoxFolder
31-7Sheet Music (published)
 
Oversize_BoxFolder
41-6Sheet Music (published)
 
Oversize_BoxFolder
51-10Sheet Music (published)
 
Oversize_BoxFolder
61-5Sheet Music (published)
 
OS Folder
1AMountain Preacher songbook (manuscript)
 
OS Folder
3AMusic folio